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Category: Virtual Theater
The Edward Medina Prize for Excellence in Cultural Criticism is a new award for reviewers, critics, and journalists in the U.S. from under-represented groups who write about theater and its role in highlighting people from various cultures, backgrounds, and experiences.
In this first community agreement Circle-Up, we’ll start to develop collective language through peer-based knowledge exchange, listening, and learning. This will be an active work session to share and collect examples of community and collaboration agreements from the NET membership.
As part of Calling Up Justice’s practice we reflect on widely distributed cultural productions to facilitate media literacy and explore larger ideas of social justice. Star Trek’s combination of a utopian future, allegorical storytelling, diverse representation, social commentary, and ethical exploration make it an excellent vehicle for discussing social justice. It invites viewers to envision a better future while critically examining the present and contemplating the changes necessary to achieve social equality and justice.
Trek Flights was inspired by a wine flight. A Wine Flight is a selection of wine presented in a row for tasting. Often, this involves placing a few wine glasses with different types of white wine or red wine types on a special board for serving. 4-6 wines are typically in a flight. We started developing the concept under the banner of Trek Table and Calling Up Justice published these videos on tiktok.
Calling Up Justice producers Claudia Alick and Maiamama produced Flash Fridat to CW’s the Flash, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Batwoman, and the entire Arrowverse. We covered Barry, Iris, Joe West, Wally and all the other characters we loved. This was a super fun spicy conversation about race, gender, disability and Copaganda.